Bandbox

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1785-1800

GUSN

GUSN-176845

Description

Tricorne pasteboard box covered with peacock patterned wallpaper. Scene of a peacock with balustrade and a broken Corinthian column.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bandboxes (containers)
wallpapers
Bandbox

Additional Identification Number

295

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 19 3/4 x 13 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1918.1454AB

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England," fiag. 11.6, pg. 68-69.

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1967.174
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Title Accession Number 1970.496.1
Title Accession Number 1918.1453

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Bandbox

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

peacock
balustrade
column
ruin
urn